Twenty years ago, an indigenous community in Mexico began a revolt that demanded justice, education, health, democracy, and much more. Latino USA looks back at the uprising that created a semi-autonomous area in the state of Chiapas, led by the EZLN, or Zapatistas.
Photo by Susana Gonzalez/Newsmakers
2 thoughts on “Twentieth Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising”
Gracias for remembered the Zapatistas!
I was recently on their community on their “escuelita” and I agree that they lack many things… But at the same time they are better than many other parts if Mexico and Latin America!
Otra vez gracias de un Zapatista en Chicago!